Pioneering in Old Pokey
By Billy Hill
Round-Up Time and
Like the story of wagon trains, round-ups and cattle drives are associated with the ‘Old West,” but before the advent of the railroad up the...
Q. What is the area of Pocahontas County?
A. 942 square miles
Q. How does our county compare in size with other counties in West Virginia?
A. Third. Randolph is the largest county; Greenbrier is second largest.
Q. Where was the first CCC camp in Pocahontas County?
A. Thornwood, followed shortly by Seneca and Watoga.
Q. What national work program built roads, sidewalks, indexed deeds and other records at the courthouse, and painted...
Q. What is the anticline near Huntersville called?
A. Devil’s Backbone
Q. What are the four land districts of the county?
A. Green Bank, Huntersville, Edray and Little Levels.
Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901
By William T....
Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901
By William T. Price
It may not be inappropriate at this time to embody some facts concerning the development of the county in the last decade of the 19th...